Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Samantha Power”

Power’s Glaring Omission: Yemen

It is the most shameful episode in Obama’s presidency, and so it is perhaps natural that former officials that were in a position to do something about it pass over it in silence.

Posted September 18th, 2019

Power’s Pathetic Libyan War Excuse

It is a pathetic attempt by Power to deny responsibility for the effects of a war she backed by shrugging her shoulders and pleading ignorance.

Posted September 9th, 2019

Military Intervention Isn’t Humanitarian

Isn’t “humanitarian” intervention in practice little more than international armed vigilantism?

Posted September 4th, 2019

The Administration’s Crocodile Tears Over Yemen

The Obama administration feigns concern over the disaster caused by the war that they have actively supported.

Posted December 22nd, 2015

Whitewashing the Saudi-Led Coalition’s Crimes in Yemen

Nothing could be better designed to whitewash the Saudi-led coalition’s crimes.

Posted September 30th, 2015

Yemen and the Silence of “Humanitarian” Interventionists

U.S. policy in Yemen utterly discredits the “humanitarian” interventionists that say nothing about it.

Posted September 28th, 2015

Power’s Warning: Don’t Think About Failed Interventions

Power thinks Americans need to be warned away from counting the costs of failed policies.

Posted November 19th, 2014

Obama Isn’t “Unbound”

Peter Beinart interprets the Rice and Power choices as further proof that …

Posted June 5th, 2013

Power, “Moral Relativism,” and “Copperhead Isolationism”

Some of Samantha Power’s old articles are circulating again following the news …

Posted June 5th, 2013

Rice and Power

Susan Rice has been named as the president’s next national security adviser. …

Posted June 5th, 2013

The Libyan War and Realism

Noah Millman continues the discussion on Obama and realism: To start, allow …

Posted January 24th, 2013